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we know right now. president obama has declared states of emergency in several mid atlantic and northeastern states including maryland, new jersey, new york and connecticut. fema, the federal emergency management agency established emergency operations centers in those places to coordinate preparations and disaster relief. >>> hurricane sandy knocked out electricity to more than 5,000 customers in new jersey so far. officials warn that number will grow into the hundreds of thousands. >>> sandy is being blamed for 65 deaths in the caribbean, 51 in haiti where residents endured three days of constant rain. >>> just this morning, a 17-man crew was forced to abandon the hms bounty after getting caught in sandy's high seas off the coast of carolina. the coast guard says the members safely boarded two life rafts. >>> this storm is shaping up to be a travel nightmare. nearly 7,500 flights canceled in the northeast while amtrak suspended service in the northeast corridor. the show must go on for comedians jimmy fallon, jimmy kimmel. they're both saying they'll go ahead with tapings
. right now, the obama mask is leading romney 60% to 40%, but the latest rasmussen poll showing obama trailing romney while the new york sometimes shows just the opposite. in other words, we'll find out on election day. >>> because halloween could be rainy, some folks are celebrating early. we have a couple of ideas. the eke land zoo is holding another boo at the zoo tomorrow with a costume parade, face painting, candy, and pumpkins and goodies for the animals as well. the san francisco zoo is holding a similar event. and then in the south bay, you can always check out a haunted trail and pumpkin patch. the moreland woods in san jose, there will be food trucks, baked goods, games. admission is free there. >>> and right now one more check of what we're doing to expect for the weekend and halloween. >> i'm going have to give out extra candy this year. >> absolutely. >> the seven-day forecast is showing no problem for halloween events for the weekend into early next week. the weather is going to stay dry. fairly warm. but it does look like starring off wednesday morning, hall screen morn
's actually since the company started keeping tabs. nationwide the obama mask is leading romney right now 60-40%, but the latest rasmussen poll shows the president trailing romney by 4% while a poll in "new york times" shows the opposite. the polls are unpredictable. we get the real results on election day. right now we're bringing in the real honest henry from comcast sports net. henry, how are you today? >> did you say honest? >> die. >> did you say honest. i need to you talk to my wife for me. tell her i'm honest. i would be out of the dog house. she thinks i'm a big liar. coming up in sports, two more victories and we can call the g-man 2012 world champions. there's been solid contact in game three. we'll have an update right after the break. plus day giants star catcher buster posy shared a special moment with one of the greatest baseball players of all time. i'm talking about hammer hank aaron. stay with us. sports is next.
comment hard. president obama promised we would have 4.2% economic growth right now. we have 2%. he promised an unemployment rate lower than we have. on the issue of trust, what is going on with regard to libya. we have an extraordinary thing where the president comes out on friday and says i directed that everything possible should be done to aid our embassy under attack. that attack went on for seven hours. secretary of defense saying he denied requests for help over that seven hours. >> we'll get to that later. >> but it's a trust issue. >> on the economy, how does it tip the scales, david brooks? >> i think it's been the worst campaign i have ever covered. they are both ending where they started. obama doing a negative campaign. he's got an ad out about romney and the flip-flop and what we have heard. it's almost pure negativity. romney is trying to appeal to moderates and women, which is a bipartisan ad saying i don't care if it's a republican or democrat idea, i'm for that. you know, he has -- it's not who he is or what his policies are. i regard it as a campaign that's not ad
't want his job, right? ladies and gentlemen, president barack obama. [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you. thank you. thank you. it's so great to be here back in ohio. and before we start, sasha, malia, go to bed. [ laughter ] i do that to remind you i have two adorable young daughters and not five creepy adult sons.
rate of 7.9%, both sides are spinning the numbers to their advantage. president obama saying it means the country is heading in the right direction. challenger mitt romney says it is 9 million jobs short of what the president promised. and analysts say they're both right. >> there is no question we've come out of the spring lull where the economy nearly stalled out. and we have apushed further fro that, that is the good news, the bad news is it is still low. >>> and fortunes may rest in ohio, where they will spend days before the election. >>> and a group of bay area residents upset over postal programs, set up a video to catch the criminal. here is nbc bay area jodie hernandez. >> basically, they drive around the neighborhood, they're very quick, in and out. >> reporter: you're looking at evidence gathered as part of operation mail trap. a neighborhood organized sting, set on capturing mail thieves in action. >> we wanted more evidence. we wanted to find out who was doing it. so what we wanted to see, faces, more details about the car. >> reporter: suspecting postal theft in the neig
the direction they're going in. the direction right now, although it's mild, is definitely going towards obama. so he will be better off on monday and tuesday than he is right now. i really think that's the strongest thing to look at. i think romney's got a problem with his dishonest ad -- objectively dishonest about jeep. his opposition to the existence of fema. his opposition to the bailout of the auto industry. these are objective facts he has against him. and pretty good job numbers on friday. put it all together with governor christie collaboration this week with the president and you see an effective president looking like a good president this week. and i think that's the last big picture the voters are going to see. >> chris brought up the auto bailout, which we've heard so much about during this campaign. if the president does win a second term, could governor romney's op-ed from four years ago end up being a deciding factor as you look back on this election? >> the significant factor, i don't know if it's deciding, but you look inside the polls in ohio, you can see that barack obama
it a tie. lynn? >> all right, tracie potts for us in washington. tracie, thanks. so, as we mentioned, the obama/christie meeting has been an extraordinary coming together of two political polar opposites, men who have very recently delivered some extremely biting comments about the other, but now put iting citizens above politics. it is interesting because just a few hours before their meeting former florida governor and romney supporter jeb bush had this to say on the stump. >> do you honestly think that this president is capable of bringing people together? his entire strategy is to blame others, starting with my brother, of course. basically, he blames every possible thing, rather than having the humility to be able to reach out and to find common ground. >>> and now a house race that should have been a lay-up for minnesota's michele bachmann. the former presidential candidate and three-term congresswoman has a real fight on her hands. millionaire hotel executive jim graves is spending big time to take down the tea party favorite and the polls are tightening in the process. >>> an
. the obama compane talking to women and saying your health interests will not be protected under president romney. and look at what the far right of the republican party is saying. is that what you want when if comes to issues like contraception and abortion? you have the republicans appealing to women saying you would be hit badly by the economy. we will protect your economic interests. so there's a two message which women are weighing up at the moment. really interesting. chris: number one issue is reproductive rights for women. if you poll all the different issues they put that at the top. >> i don't think that's true. there's been this revolution going on. the percentage of women graduating from college, greater than men. the percentage of women in the work force. i think that abortion and reproductive rights is still really important to women and now that they're working. but the economy has come all the way up to the same level as those personal issues. >> we have one in four american women now earn more than their husband and very interested in what their tax rate is going to be aft
of liberty. president obama is being briefed on the storm right now. he is expected to make a statement later this hour. we'll bring it to you live when that happens. and some other news this morning. new york city's mayor michael bloomberg just announced public schools will be closed again tomorrow. >> travel is not going very well at all anywhere in the country today because of the problem here on the east coast. amtrak has cancelled all northeast service more than 8600 flights have been cancelled as well. let's go to tom costello as reagan national airport with more on that side of the story. tom, good morning again. >> reporter: good morning. this is the way airports look in this particular area of the country that is getting hit by sandy. you can roll a bowling ball down there and not hit anybody. it's that way at reagan national airport, dulles and many others along the east coast. i want to tell you we just got word from the authority authority in new york, new jersey that they have reports of flooding up on to the runways at laguardia airport and we've heard that may be happening at j
to the relief fund for hurricane sandy. the telethon will air right here on nbc bay area, starting at 8:00 tomorrow night. >>> after a three-day lull because of sandy, the presidential campaign has revved up again. mr. obama received a key endorsement today from new york city mayor and independent michael bloomberg. with five days until election day, president obama campaigned across wisconsin, nevada and colorado. mitt romney travelled across virginia today. both sides concentrating on nine swing states which could make the difference. >> the president wants to see four more years, that's his chant. our chant is this, five more days, all right? >> we know what change looks like. and what the governor is offering sure ain't change. giving more power back to the biggest banks isn't change. leaving millions without health insurance isn't change. >> and today's nbc poll, the president leads mitt romney by six points in iowa. the races in wisconsin and new hampshire are much tighter. >>> an effort is underway to establish a reward nund last night's murder of a popular business owner. invest
he's capitalizing on obama's inability to campaign during the hurricane crisis. there's another problem for romney. the past three days, the president has looked down right presidential, while monitoring the crisis, moving the support where it's needed. even republican governor chris christie has praised the president over his attention to the crisis. this kind of free publicity is terrific. and it may sway some of the people to see the president as that kind of hands on crisis management kind of guy. so you know, sandy will have an impact on the election, we just don't know who will benefit or who will suffer more. but she's an incomparable october surprise. >> thank you for your insight. one week from tonight, the presidential election. if you're voting by mail, you may need more stamps than you think. rates vary from county to county, sometimes even city to city depending how big your ballot is. jodi hernandez has the inside information that the post office doesn't want to share. >> i've never missed voting. never. >> reporter: 70-year-old barbara carpenter cherishes her righ
on you. >> president obama in hilliard, caking credit for the auto bailout. >> in toledo, where chrysler is add mortgage than a thousand new jobs on a second shift, not in china, right here in ohio. >> reporter: it paid off for him, a two-point lead in ohio polls. >> this morning we learned the companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> reporter: it's the last jobs report before the vote. 7.9% unemployment, slightly worse. 171,000 new jobs, better than expected, but not great. >> 300,000 really is where we want to be relative to where we were last spring. this is much better. >> reporter: the president went to springfield, ohio, ticking off more than he says is better. >> housing starts are on the rise. we're less depend on foreign oil than any time in the last 20 years. >> reporter: on his way to ohio, romney stopped in wisconsin where he is polling five points behind. >> can obama promise to do so very much, but he has fallen so very short. >> reporter: he pledged unemployment down to 5% by now. >> today we learned it's actually 7.9%. unemploy
with democrat and republican leaders in washington regularly. >> president obama is back in washington after wrapping up a 48-hour, eight-state campaign blitz. he's resting by the way his hoarse voice. harry reid is all right after his motorcade got in an incident. the 72-year-old reid suffered rib and hip injuries, six cars, including two las vegas police cars and two capital police vehicles were involved in this early afternoon crash. several members of reid's security team and staffers also suffered minor injuries. >>> not old enough to legally ride a bike or scooter without a bike helmet but old enough to work in the field. tonight on nbc bay area investigation, it's child labor, prompting a new push to change that law. a california congresswoman is calling for new protection for kids who work in agriculture. steven is back with a story he broke earlier this year and there's push for change, steven. >> there certainly is. in a political season where the presidential campaign is gathering all the attention, there is right now a quiet movement starting on capitol hill in washington to chan
? sure does! right... wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >> president obama joined new jersey state governor chris christie to get a look at what sandy left behind. after an aerial tour and speaking to victims the president pledged continued federal support. hardest hit, new jersey, new york, connecticut and west virginia. >> we're going to have a lot of work to do. i don't want anybody to feel that somehow this is all going to get cleaned up overnight, we want to make sure that people have realistic expectations, but what i can promise you is that the federal government will be working as closely as possible with the state and local officials and we will not quit until this is done. >> millions remain without electricity, the recovery process is under way. two of the three major airports in the new york city area were able to open up again. after things shut down for two days, the new york stock exchange reopened. >> for the north bay, it's been a little different. but f
million jobs short of what he promised, unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. think of that. >> both candidates made several stops in ohio, knowing that historically this state can decide who is in the oval office. right now, the president has a two-point lead over governor romney. >> 5 days after super storm sandy, residents are receiving much needed food, water and clothing. officials were a welcome sight for residents of staten island, they have been critical saying that response has been slow to the outer new york city borough, and gas that was been scarce. and public transportation has been limited and hundreds of thousands of residents still do not have power. >> this is well beyond what any of us have expect can -- expected. >> after public outrage, new york city decided to finally cancel the marathon that was going to be held this weekend. the mayor said that the race would have brought in much needed revenue and sent a message that the city is recovering but residents say the focus needs to be on helping victims, not on a race. >> we want to remind yo
. >> president obama, he's made history by voting for the first time early voting. >> right. >> do you think that's going to play a big role seeing that very strategic photo-op of the president voting early? >> early voting, obviously, very important. mika and i were talking about this earlier. i mean the polls break in a big way on early voting for the president. >> yeah. the engagement there, so far, appears to be for the president. but there are no other polls that you look at, in terms of the direction of the country and the economy, that you see mitt romney closing in. you see this thing heating up and you get to a point where i'm not sure there's anyone who actually really knows, has a gut, has an absolute instinct as to what's going to happen. >> the tale of two campaigns, read dickens. it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. i could show you ten polls. you look at those polls, you think there is no way barack obama's going to win. i could show you ten other polls and you'd say, mitt romney is sunk. >> an associated press poll now has him up, what is it 49 to 45. with women. d
. this is wednesday, president obama, and chris christie touring the devastated areas. they came together for the right reasons to deal with the crisis. chris christie was the keynote speaker at the republican convention, he is a key ally of mitt romney. did that image hurt the romney campaign? >> well, i'm sure it caused angst back stage. in the obama campaign, they said we have chris christie at our side with extraordinary images, but again, both sides will say we now know where the votes are, we know there are very few undecided. what we have to do is get them to the polls and on time tuesday. >> as they try to get people to the polls tuesday, they make their closing arguments, we know what they are. mitt romney says i am the agent of change, president obama is saying you know me, you know what i'm standing for. how effective are the arguments? >> at this point i think everybody knows the arguments. i think the country is ready to have the election over, matt, and they've pretty much made up their minds. we'll see. governor romney today is going to have everybody but his third cousin i
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